Nov 28, 2012

Selection Snapshot: LSU Tigers

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The Tigers are once again near the top of the SEC under Les Miles, with their only losses coming to the #2 and #4 teams in the country.

Record: 10-2

Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better)
: 4-2

Key Wins
: @ Texas A&M (24-19), vs. South Carolina (23-21)

Key Losses
: @ Florida (14-6), @ Alabama (21-17)

Last Bowl Appearance:
2012 BCS National Championship vs. Alabama

Last Orlando Bowl Appearance:
2010 Capital One Bowl vs. Penn State


Top Players:

  • Zach Mettenberger, QB, 2322 yards of total offense (#10 SEC), he’s averaging 207 yards a game (#9 SEC) and has 11 TD’s this season
  • Jeremy Hill, RB, 631 rushing yards (#17 SEC), he averages 63 yards a game (#13 SEC) and his 10 TD’s are tied for fifth in the SEC
  • Odell Beckham, WR, 673 receiving yards (#13 SEC), he leads the team in punt returns and is seventh in the SEC with 9.7 yards per return
  • Kevin Minter, LB, 10 solo tackles for loss is fourth in the SEC, his 111 total tackles are tied for third in the SEC


Series Records vs. Possible Opponents:

vs. Michigan: No previous meetings.
vs. Nebraska: 0-5, last meeting 1/1/1987 — lost 15-30 (Sugar Bowl)
vs Northwestern: No previous meetings.

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